The Book of Babel: Words and the Way We See Things

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University of Iowa Press, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 310 pages
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It is essentially a book on etymology. It is divided into two parts. In the first part, the author talks about the origin and relationship of particular words by grouping them into different ... Read full review

The book of Babel: words and the way we see things

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This rich, thoughtful book studies the link between word and perception and explains the powerful, sometimes strange and beautiful workings of metaphor in language and culture. The author writes ... Read full review


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